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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
superstorm sandy. rivetiepresentativiveting video. some estimates for the east coast reaching $20 billion worth of havoc. that is rough to watch. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. unprecedented damage and destruction all over the east coast in the wake of sandy. the hardest hit is new york city. >> three people were injured overnight when flood waters made it difficult to get on the scene of a fire. >> we have live team coverage this morning, but we will begin with danielle leigh in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: people are trying to get back to normal and laying out picnic tables and chairs. that said, the threat from hurricane sandy has passed. there is danger out there throughout most of the northeast. the communities are climbing out of a watery mess. sandy beat the eastern seaboard with a vengeance. >> we don't know if we have bodies out there. that is why we are on the road. >> reporter: streets that look like rivers and landmarks ripped apart have crews working over time today. >> i know people woke up to devastation. >> i was on the phone with fema
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
amazing pictures. new this morning as we track the path of superstorm sandy. good morning, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley, good morning, everybody. let's get you right to the latest on that storm. at least 16 people are dead as sandy continues to make its assault on the northeast. that storm simply slamming the coast with a 13-foot surge of sea water in new york city, causing flooding and power failures everywhere. electricity out for millions of customers up and down that coast. nbc's daniel lee has new pictures and video from superstorm sandy and the impact on the entire east coast. >> reporter: across the northeast, violent waves toppled over sea walls, threatening coastal communities. sandy sent a record 13-foot storm surge into new york city flooding tunnels, subways and streets. >> this is a once in a long time storm. the surge is very high. >> reporter: at a medical center a blown generator forced emergency evacuations. in atlantic city, new jersey, floodwater destroyed part of the famous boardwalk. the national guard rescued two dozen people trapped in a shelt
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
superstorm sandy. in our neck of the woods, definitely quieting down. the unsettled weather will continue for 24 more hours as the storm system pulls out. next we turn to the potential for very dense fog. and we have to get through very gusty winds later on today as the system pulls out. what to expect? showers will clear by midday. most of the activity has been trending from north to south. still about 58 degrees here in san jose. you're already in the 60s in the city where the sun is breaking through. a mix of sun and clouds throughout the remainder of the day. sunset tonight at 6:10. it's going down so early. but as you know, we have a time change just around the corner. a little patchy fog on friday. widespread fog saturday. and settled weather, comfortable conditions, good-looking weekend. that's your tease. >> and the weekend is spectacular with that extra hour to sleep. >> that just makes everything better. >> see you in a minute. >>> she mentioned superstorm sandy. millions across the northeast are beginning another day without power. some surrounded by water. others with
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, mitt romney, who Ñi softened his attack during the wake of superstorm sandy, had more to say. he re-focused squarely on his rival >> if president obama is reelected, you will see high levels of unemployment continue and stalled wage growth, if any at all. >> reporter: and mr. romney mocked mr. obama for this proposal he outlined earlier. >> i said i want to consolidate the government agencies, we should have one secretary of business, instead of nine different departments. >> we don't need the secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business. and i do. >> reporter: this afternoon in richmond, mr. romney called on supporters to give to the red cross but was interrupted by protesters. >> that is what caused this monster storm. >> reporter: at the center of the response to the storm, new york city's mayor michael bloomberg said that climate change contributed to the storm, and endorsed mr. obama as the best candidate to tackle the climate change, saying he could still inspire the hope he did four years ago, despite what mr. bloomberg called a d
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
out from superstorm sandy and doing something today that thousands across the country have been waiting for. >>> and you'll want to give yourself ample time to reach your destination safely. we've got showers on the radar.
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
superstorm sandy. marla tellez joins us now with more. >> reporter: laura, good morning. these images coming into our newsroom are just overwhelming. it's a matter of where do we begin. we'll start in one of the hardest-hit cities, of course talking about the big apple, new york city. this is the scene in one part of queens where a street looks more like a river. this is something, of course, queens has never experienced. the same flooded neighborhood also caught fire, flames destroying at least 50 homes in rockaway beach, queens, overnight. in complete contrast, take a look at times square. this is a ghost town, 100% empty. only filled with high winds and rain. adding insult to injury, we can show you a major transformer explosion that happened in the heart of the city and has most of manhattan in the dark today. the blast here cutting power to some 65,000 customers in lower manhattan. at least five people have reportedly died in new york city alone overnight. now, in new jersey where sandy made landfall last night with 80-mile-per-hour sustained winds, boardwalks and beaches are com
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am PST
live." last night in the aftermath of superstorm sandy they poked fun at mitt romney's disaster relief position and propose to cut emergency funding for fema. >> you can't hold a man or a woman to what he -- or she -- says at a republican primary debate. i want to make it clear that when i said we should get rid of fema, it was funny. >> so you wouldn't cut funding if you were president? >> it hurts my feeling you would say that. if there's anything people should know about mitt romney at this point is that nothing i have said in the past should be any indication of my positions in the future. >> president barack obama did not appear on the show. however, new york city mayor michael bloomberg's sign language interpreter did appear. we'll show you her spoof of mayor bloomberg's words coming up. >>> the version of budget defense coming up. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea.
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
rest for millions who survive superstorm sandy. the clean up and recovery continues. thousand offense people waiting in line. >> i got an emergency. >> it's bad. >> 8500 gallons of gas can't pump fast enough. >> i'm out here for like maybe an hour and a half and i'm freezing. >> reporter: on bedford avenue in brooklyn people carried unconvention that wi unconventional containers. >> we need help. i need help. >> reporter: fuel trickled slowly after one hose stopped working. >> it's a long line. guess we got to stick it out. >> gas tank. >> reporter: frustration flaired. >> this man was not in the line in front. please move him. >> reporter: nypd officers tried to keep people in line. in queens a similar scene. with the sunsetting and temperatures dipping and no guarantees. >> the lines are so long. just waiting and hoping they aren't out of gas. >> republicans are blaming the president for the lack of gasoline and power along the east coast. democrats say the administration was proactive and prepared the region as much as possible. the candidates are flying back and forth from
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
things back to normal in that aftermath of superstorm sandy. sfo says all the flights from the east coast will be on time today. and today mass transit is back online in new york city, but restrictions are still in place for thousands of -- millions of people actually trying to get through those bridges and tunnels. brooklyn's battery tunnel remains closed because it is filled with water. you can see it here. the army corps of engineers just pumping the devices to begin it draining. parts of the long island railroad remain closed because tracks are blocked by downed trees and debris everywhere. just in, this is video from la guardia airport actually opening up in about an hour from right now, which was covered in rain yesterday we showed you. airlines running limited service in and out of all three new york airports. jfk and newark actually opened up yesterday. as we mentioned, flights are back on schedule at sfo. we just got off the phone with airport officials who say all scheduled flights to new york and newark are on time. it is still a good idea to check with your airline before depa
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
without power after superstorm sandy. >> indeed that devastation of course can be found throughout the entire east coast, but among the hardest hit, new york city. this is new video released overnight of new york's metropolitan transit agency. you can see a portion of the once-flooded subway is now empty, but it's not quite ready for service there. meantime frustration growing as people just try to get into manhattan. they're forced to deal with very heavy traffic and all those large crowds you can see at the bus stops. in the city some people still without power, still without clean water. new york will be sent bottled water and ready-to-eat meals for the hardest-hit areas during this weekend. >>> and in new jersey, there is still long lines as people try to fill up their gas tanks. officials say there's plenty of gas, but they can't get it to the stations because they need that electricity to unload it. utility crews from all over the country are actually converging on the northeast to try to help, but one group is actually being turned away. crews from alabama were told they can't d
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 11:00am PST
candidate's policy means for america. >>> dhaechb station of superstorm sandy. the impact it could have on the economy and what happened at the new york stock exchange that hadn't happened in 100 years. >>> the changing way we deal with and learn about crises, the powers, krit pals of social media. the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >>> here's what is making news as we head in to a new week on wall street. a positive jobs report. the final one before the election on tuesday. the labor department reporting the unemployment kicked up in november to 7.9%. but 171,000 jobs were created in the month, well above expectations. numbers for the last two with months were revised upwards. an additional 84,000 jobs added for august and september new york's mayor michael bloomberg rang the bell on wednesday after a two-day shutdown because of super storm sandy. that's the first two-day weather related shut down at the new york stock exchange since 1888. it was a first slow day but there were no glitches. the markets picked up steam. the markets fell on friday. stocks closed out octob
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
superstorm sandy. this morning the death toll is still rising. so far at least 70 people are confirmed dead. five million remain without power. but there is some good news. this is new video shot this morning at la guardia airport which is back up and running with limited service. subway service in new york city is also reopening today as well. also with limited service. now, in new jersey, the city of hoboken is a virtual island after 500 million gallons of water flooded the square mile town. officials say it will take at least two days to pump out all that water. the city's mayor says that's not the only thing the city needs to deal with from this disaster. they're picking up the pieces there. >>> in the meantime in greenwich, connecticut, firefighters just released this stunning video showing three mansions burning to the ground as sandy made landfall monday night. everyone that lived inside made it out safely, we're happy to say, but the homes, total loss. in the meantime after waiting out the storm, the candidates back on the campaign trail. we'll have a live report from capitol h
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
have team coverage in place of this aftermath of hurricane sandy, now changed to a superstorm. we will get things going out there. we're being told over six million people are without power up and down the east coast. our team coverage will include marla tellez. we also have christina loren will talk about all of that weather and stephanie will be out talking about what's happening as well at sfo. again, 50 plus homes have been destroyed out there, worse than irene they're being told. but let's take it live right now. nbc is covering this for us up and down the east coast. daniel lee is live in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: now that the sun is up we're finally starting to get a better sense of the damage all across the northeast. damage from sandy, a storm that is in no way finished as it continues to bring more wind and in some places more rain. at the height of the storm, sandy turned streets into rivers and ripped shingles from roofs in northern new jersey. sandy sent a record 13-foot storm surge into new york city, flooding tunnels, subways and streets. >> this is a once
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
search there for survivors. we'll have more on the devastating aftermath of superstorm sandy just ahead. >>> the president has been outstanding in this. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me. >> and unlikely allies. how the devastation on the east coast is prompting praise for the president from a republican governor. >>> now, live to hoboken, new jersey. it looks like people and cars just wading through a lake out there. it's just unbelievable, water and devastation. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >>> a live look at wall street at the new york stock exchange where the opening bell is ringing for the first time since superstorm sandy has devastated the east coast. >> michael bloomberg there ringing the opening bell. the devastating storm swept 17 states so far. tracie potts liv
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and has been awarded to ten officers, seven who were killed in the line of duty. >>> superstorm sandy is gone. but the misery continues to grow. 98 are confirmed dead, 38 in new york city alone. and that number is expected to rise, as police and rescue crews go door-to-door, searching for victims. authorities say it could take a week or more to restore power. the lack of electricity has shut down gas stations and supermarkets. the hardest-hit areas, staten island in new york and the jersey shore, where many homes are completely destroyed. there's a distinct local connection in all of this. people are finally able to fly back into sfo, while money and supplies are flying out to the east coast. george kiriyama continues our coverage from sfo tonight. >> reporter: the first thing this woman noticed when she arrived in san francisco, were lights. >> it's a luxury. >> reporter: that's because days after hurricane sandy, her staten island home still has no power. she is one of the millions who survived the superstorm in the northeast. >> i have a 15-year-old daughter who was very terrified. an
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
four days now since is superstorm sandy hit the coast, but for many, the pain and emotion begins now. tonight, the devastation just too much for many to bear. >> i don't believe this. >> people are finding their homes heavily damaged, flood waters you can see carried a boat into this home. look at this, lines for gas backed up on the highways, and new problems are coming as temperatures drop. and people in new york city and new jersey and connecticut still do not have heat or power. >>> tonight, celebrities did what they could to help pitch in on the telethon right here on nbc. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ down by the sea. >> some big names there, today, anchor matt lauer hosted the tell telethon, and the boss himself performed. >>> and the highway shut down for more than five hours, police say the driver of the truck lost control, crashing into the drive in pleasantton. the big rig ended up on its side blocking all southbound lanes of the freeway, along with clearing the crash, the crews had to take care of a fuel spill, luckily the driver was not seriously hurt and the lanes reopened. >>> and si
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 3:30pm PST
back now with a long road to recovery facing thousands of families hit hard by superstorm sandy. in addition to the immediate needs of food and gas, there's a new emerging crisis. where are they all going to live in the weeks and months ahead? nbc's michelle franzen is on the jersey shore tonight. >> reporter: good evening, lester, aside from our light this neighborhood is in darkness. an hour earlier thanks to the time change and also an early cold night for residents hunkering down in their homes, those still without power. now tonight, new jersey's governor says fema has extended public assistance for all 21 counties in the state a big step as officials here and in new york try to overcome a challenge. in the blue collar fishing towns of highlands, new jersey amber moskowitz is surrounded by debris. >> we're safe, but it killed us, we lost all our pictures and memories. >> what we're worried about right now is that it's so cold they can't stay? their homes. >> the reality of not know what's next has set in. >> look at that, i don't know how that's going to be repaired. >> reporte
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that sandy will merge with two other storm systems becoming kind of superstorms. and sandy is set to strike a week before election day, power outages could pose some serious problems. >>> let's turn things over to jeff ranieri for his analysis. >> this storm system could be histor nick many respects. it's a category 1 storm but has tropical storm force rain bands stretching out some 400 miles from the center. usually see that with a category 2 or category 3 storm. so where does this storm track take us? as we head throughout sunday morning, it's going to be parallel to the carolinas. then by monday night, parallel to the mid-atlantic and then as we head throughout tuesday morning, our best guess right now would be a landfall here somewhere between new york and also washington, d.c. but a slight shift in the track to the north or south and it could mean drastically different conditions. so this, by all accounts, is an extremely dangerous storm system that anyone in the east coast or it you are doing anything traveling will need to watch closely. the wafrainfall, 6 to 13 inches expecte
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
morning to you. superstorm sandy killed at least 55 people along the atlantic coast. as we know, wiped out people to more than 8 million people. many of whom are waking up on this wednesday, still in the dark. just look at this photo snapped by someone from across the hudson river. yes, this is new york's skyline. the usually sparkling sight is dimly lit this morning because some 200,000 lower man halten customers are still without electricity. given the magnitude of the outage, it is expected to take crews days to restore all those outages. now, it's also going to be a while before la guardia is open again. these aerials show how flooded the tarmac really is. new york's subway system is also still closed. but jfk international and newark airports are back in business today with limited service. meanwhile, developing story in new jersey. this video just into our newsroom in the last few minutes shows multiple fires burning in the peninsula town of bricktown which was hit hard by sandy. at leeast 14 homes here have burned. the scary thing here is fire crews cannot get to these flares th
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00am PST
rescue construction crane that was nearly destroyed by hurricane sandy. the superstorm left the crane dangling precariously above midtown manhattan forcing the entire city block to be evacuated for days. workers hoping they can skurp the crane enough so that residents will be able to return home and businesses will be able to reopen on monday. >>> a new york city family's worst nightmare took another turn saturday night. a trusted nanny charged with stabbing their two young children to death last month. they charge d 50-year-old orteg with the death of lucia and her brother in their upper west side apartment. >>> people are digging deep to help the victims of hurricane sandy. they raised nearly $23 million for the red cross. it says the website and phone traffic have exceeded that of other telethons supporting the organization over the past five years. there's still time to donate. many ways to help including texting the word red cross to 90999 to make a $10 donation. >>> big bird got a big boost in the nation's capital on saturday. hundreds of people gathered on washington's national
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
to recover from hurricane sandy. this morning, a series of fires broke out in one hard hit shore town. at least 55 deaths are blamed on the superstorm. thousands of people are stranded forcing some to take to the care. more than 6 million utility customers are still without power today in new york city. commuters still had no subway or train service and school remained closed for a third day. but, signs of hope as the new york stock exchange reopens this morning and limited air travel resumes at jfk and newark liberty international airport. after putting his campaign on hold for the hurricane, republican mitt romney resumes a full schedule today with three stops in florida. on friday, he'll join running mate congressman paul ryan for a big rally in ohio. both campaigns are unleashing a blizzard of final week's tv ads to sway undecided voters in key swing states. yet, another shark attack in california. but unlike last week's victim, the 25-year-old surfer bitten on tuesday has survived. he's been hospitalized and is in fair condition. fellow surfers helped to rescue the man suffe
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> hurricane sandy staying on a predicted path towards washington, baltimore, philadelphia and new york. meteorologist christina loren says that storm is on a collision course with two other weather systems, expected to create a superstorm with the potential for havoc over 800 miles from the east coast all the way to the great lakes. nearly 400,000 people have actually left new york city. subways, bridges, items in and out of manhattan are closed. scott mcgrew continues our coverage. scott, for the first time in more than a decade, exchanges are shut down as well. >> that's right. the last time was the september 11th attacks, so pretty good indication of how serious sandy is. the new york stock exchange, the nasdaq came to an agreement last night, late last night, to close today, possibly tomorrow as well. the people you see here, the market makers on the floor of the new york stock exchange, just simply can't make it into work today because as laura points out, there are no trains moving in new york city. now, truth be told, in 2012 most trades are electronic, they don't involve human
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
hurricane sandy. disturbing surveillance video shows a new york man being attacked during the superstorm. the 20-year-old man had been rushing home during the worst of the storm when a group of five men tripped him and just began beating him. the thieves made off with a phone and $40. unreal. >>> well, two astronauts took a walk outside the international space station thursday to fix a leaky radiator system. it took them 5 1/2 hours to successfully reroute ammonia cooling lines. just hours before the orbiting lab had to be moved to avoid a piece of space junk. and here's a fun tidbit for you. nasa says the astronauts warmed up for the walk by dancing to madonna's "vogue." bill does that every morning in the makeup room. >>> so do you pay attention to those in-flight safety briefing before you take off? we didn't think so. and air new zealand wants to change that so they released a new video to celebrate the premiere of "the hobbit" later this month using characters from the film as passengers. and the director of "the hobbit," peter jackson, even makes a surprise cameo. not to worry, all
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the recovery. kimberly? >> raj, the president visited with victims of the superstorm in new jersey. the state where sandy came ashore was hardest hit. after his tour, he pledged federal support for the long haul. president barack obama joined new jersey state governor chris christie to get a firsthand look at what sandy left behind. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: a long-time supporter of republican presidential nominee mitt romney, christy is today praising the president's handling of sandy. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. and it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. >> reporter: the loss estimated to be in the billions. in seaside heights on the jersey shore, the boardwalk has been ripped apart. the amusement park there before and after the storm. the roller coaster now in the atlantic ocean. f
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
following superstorm sandy, president obama is back on the campaign trail today. the commander in chief spend wednesday in new jersey touring the devastation along the coastline. but he's making up for lost time today with rallies in nevada, colorado and wisconsin. mitt romney spent the day campaigning in virginia. more than 19 million people have already cast early ballots, but those won't be counted until november 6th. >>> state prosecutors in pennsylvania are reportedly announcing criminal charges against former longtime penn state president graham spanier. sources say the charges are based on e-mails that suggest spanier and others decided not to tell child welfare authorities about the allegations against jerry sandusky. sandusky was transferred to state prison where he will serve 30 to 60 years behind bars. >>> more than 1,000 residents near louisville, kentucky, are waiting to return to their homes after workers accidently sparked a chemical fire at the site of a train derailment. at least three workers suffered serious burns. residents outside the evacuation zone have been warne
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
tight race, we have inically mat weather bearing down on the east coast. hurricane sandy, a superstorm. it could affect 50 million people along the east coast. we have all of this covered including the political ramifications of the storm in the coming days. we are nine days to go until the election. i want to go live first to asbury bark on the new jersey shore where we go through the latest, including what you were talking about. we could see the aftereffects through election day. >> exactly, david. this is a monster storm. right now, it's about 260 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras but it's also 395 miles east of new york city. it is a sprawling system. tropical force winds extend out 500 miles from the center of the storm. this is 1,000 miles in diameter. it's making its way along the coast. right now, it's a category 1 storm. it's going to parallel the coast for 24 hours. late monday night, early tuesday morning, the path of the storm brings it on shore in central coastal new jersey. the worst part of the storm is the northeast quadrant. that northeast quadrant, if it follows
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